Early-stage-company investor, advisor, professional mentor, business strategist. Deep investing experience, including fundraising, business development, and strategic planning. Focused on seed through Series B rounds. Expertise in securities analysis, management, mentoring, endowment asset management (asset allocation and manager selection), building and maintaining client relationships, budgeting and cost-containment. Accomplished background in equities--top-ranked analyst, stock selection committee chair, and analyst training director. Improved department stock-picking performance. Proven track record in developing and motivating talent. Developed or enhanced systems for tracking stock-picking, personnel evaluation, improving morning meetings and stock-ratings. Creative and independent thinker. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. High energy and dedication to excellence. Enjoys and encourages team work.